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Babcock-Denham family photographic collection

Description

The Babcock-Denham Family Photographic Collection is comprised of several thousand photographs, ranging from cartes-de-visite to snapshots, documenting the various generations of a family associated with Westborough, Massachusetts. In addition to portraits, it includes some views of streets, interiors, and resorts in New England visited by the family.

The items in the collection have been identified with respect to individuals portrayed, localities, and photographers' names. Many small photographic firms in the area west of Boston are represented.

The genealogical information compiled by the donor accompanies the collection.

Source: Guide to the Library and Archives, 14.

Details

Collection Name
Babcock-Denham family photographic collection
Collection Code
PC011
Acquisition Type
Gift
Physical Description
ca. 2,000 photographic prints
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Collection
GUSN
171263
Reference Code
PC011

Record details

Originator
Babcock-Denham Family
Descriptive Terms
families
interior views
resorts
streetscapes
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
genealogies
portraits
snapshots
Places
Westborough (Worcester county, Massachusetts)

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